… The General Assembly itself will start on Thursday, October 25. Some 450 delegates representing 116 of the 131 national member federations of the FIG are expected in Mexico.
This Congress is particularly important because all FIG authorities will be renewed. These elections concern as well the UEG as there are 62 European candidates for various positions. For the position of the FIG President, 3 candidates are running, all three Europeans. …
• Bruno Grandi (Italy)
• MTC president Adrian Stoica (Romania)
• banker Vassily Titov (Russia)
Grandi is the favourite.
… The FIG has seven Technical Committees – Gymnastics for All, Men’s, Women’s, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Aerobics and Acrobatic. Each Technical Committee consists of a president and six members. Three will see new presidents. Five of the seven candidates for president are running unopposed. …
The Men’s Technical Committee and the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee will actually see a real battle – Adrian Stoica is being challenged by Steven Butcher (USA). Interestingly enough, Stoica is not a candidate for a member position.
Natlia Kuzmina (Russia) and Danielle Delle Chiaie (Italy) are going head-to-head for the presidency of the Rhythmic Gymnastics. …